Mid 20th Century "Teahouse at Zôshigaya, Japan" Utagawa Hiroshige Ukiyo-E Woodblock From the Series 36 Views of Mount Fuji
Free Shipping: This postcard size woodblock depicts two Japanese ladies in a Teahouse or stall overlooking a rural scene at Zôshigaya (Zôshigaya Fujimi chaya), from the famous series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fuji sanjûrokkei). Original print was published by Tsutaya Kichizo, 1858.
Signed Hiroshige. Vertical print on Washi paper. Good bleed through & desired baren marks.
These smaller post card size/mini prints were made after WWll in Japan for locals and foreigners alike, as a momento of their visit. The detail is incredible and the artist allows us a look back in time via these little portals of artwork. Wood block is an very time consuming and exacting art. Very collectable now.
Dimensions: H5.5", W3.5". Condition - very good.